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Is it safe to have Plantains during pregnancy?

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I love having mashed plantains. Can I continue eating them during pregnancy?

Plantains - also known as 

Green bananas, Cooking banana, red banana, apple banana, and Cavendish banana, Saba bananas
I love having mashed plantains. Can I continue eating them during pregnancy

Yes, you can continue having plantains during pregnancy. As per an article in the American Botanical Council, there is no harm in having plantains when you are expecting. Moreover, plantains are rich in dietary fiber which helps in digestion and relieves constipation. Hence, they can be a good addition to your pregnancy diet.

Good source of
Copper, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc

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